Naval experts said the United States invited the People’s Liberation Army participated in RIMPAC exercise worthy of recognition
title: U.S. Defense Secretary invited the People’s Liberation Army to participate in the 2014 Pacific Rim exercise experts for your interpretation behind the mystery
international online news: U.S. Defense Secretary Panetta is visiting China on the 18th in the same Defense Minister Liang Guanglie attended reporters conference, said the United States to encourage countries in the Asia-Pacific region to strengthen exchanges with China, and invited China to attend the 2014 Pacific Rim exercises.
US-led annual joint military exercises in the Pacific Rim has become the world’s largest military exercises at sea in 2012, 22 countries participate, and the first time invited to Russia, but China is not in invited. So this time Panetta to take the initiative is good, what purpose is it? Details we connect Rear Admiral Yin Zhuo, director of the Navy Information Expert Committee, and requested him to interpret.
problem: Mr. Yin Zhuo Hello! Panetta invited China to participate in the joint military exercise in the Pacific Rim “, what do you think of this move?
Yin Zhuo: “First of all, Panetta invited to take part in the joint military exercises of the Chinese military, I think this is a positive thing because the U.S. Congress, especially the anti-China congressmen have introduced a law specifically limited to the United States and China, in some important areas of military contact between the two sides this thing seriously affect the development of relations between the two countries and I think Panetta for legal restrictions is a breakthrough, because RIMPAC exercises, after all, is a major exercise. every time is based on the main Asia-Pacific allies, plus some military ties with some countries exercise I think this situation of the development of Sino-US military establish mutual trust between the further development of political mutual trust is also to the positive development and I think this is a worthy event the same time we should not be too optimistic for this event, because we have participated RIMPAC exercise was RIMPAC exercises, the Chinese side is not very satisfied. because that RIMPAC exercises, in quite a long time the exercise of one or two months, China, the United States allows us to participate in the very short time, and mainly some non-substantive drills, such as search and rescue at sea, joint anti-terror formation exercises, maritime communications similar exercises no real sense of the exercises, there is no real military significance, such as defense, air defense, anti-submarine The United States does not allow us to participate in these so even if we go, the two concepts, I think this is similar. anyway, is better than not good. again, we got there, participated in the exercise need for the relations between the two countries to make a too optimistic estimation, this is also not necessary. “
problem: in 2014 China will be invited to take part in the exercise, we what kind of attitude to participate in it?
Yin Zhuo: “By 2014, we will be very friendly and very professional attitude to participate in exercises and we will send some career officers, has a very strong professional officers, and the United States the field of exchange. because this is a mutual exchange, an opportunity to learn from each other. ‘Stones from other hills may serve to polish jade’, from the U.S. military exercises, we can learn a lot of things: modern naval construction, the construction of the modern Air Force joint operations because the United States to fight the combat is more, there is a very rich experience, we can learn a lot. addition, we can, including through the other countries participating in the exercise as we as an observer countries participating in the exercise, carried out a lot of exchange Russia has substantial exercises also did not participate, but it is open to the ships, so that we and Russia, with India, Thailand, the Philippines and other related countries meet in the next exercise, we will be communicating a lot. We Chinese will go to the line with a very positive attitude and mentality. “